Beware of telemarketing scam, sheriffs say

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Sheriff's Association is warning citizens statewide to beware of a telemarketing scam.

Officials say that many residents of South Carolina have received phone calls from someone claiming to be raising money for the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association.

If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to call on the behalf of the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association, officials say you should hang up immediately and call your county sheriff's office.

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